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    • Matthew Houston
    • 26.08.09 | 15:55 (IDT)

    What about federalism? It's a hybrid of the two options. The federal legal portion, could be run by a veto-based council, while each half is run by its corresponding electorate. Jerusalem could be run in the same way, with two halves and a federal whole. Perhaps the federal portion could be called Canaan and might include additional nations for balance and security. The ideal situation would be if religious reconciliation were to be facilitated, so that the underlying hostilities could be eroded over time. Due to this mechanism, at some point in the future, the divisions may be nominal, and holy places be unified.

    from the article: One-state solution is a blueprint for a nightmare
    First published 16:47 14.09.09 | Last updated 16:06 13.11.09
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